Hunger Strikers forcefully taken to hospitals

E.Orgil GoGo.mn

2015-02-24 10:36 GMT+8
Feb 24, 2015 around 8.30AM

Save the Noyon Mountain movement strikers were forcefully taken to the hospital last night. After announcement of the dry hunger strike by the movement the officials have moved the police forces to end the strike and forcefully move the protesters to hospital for treatment. This caused havoc among the protesters and police.

Noyon Mountain is located across Batsumber soum, Selenge soum of Tuv aimag and Mandal soum of Selenge aimag. Government decision to allow the mining activities on the site have caused protests from the nationalistic movements.

Police General Authority will make official announcement on the forceful disruption of the hunger strike and taking the protestors for treatment at 10.30AM today.

Noyon Mountain gold deposits estimated at 50 tons are causing threat to the Hunnu era graves and artifacts and the Save the Noyon Mountain movements started hunger strike 12 days ago. On the other hand, archaeologists and scientists of Science Academy of Mongolia have confirmed that the grave sites are located 50 km away from the mining site and that mining activities are no threat to the historical findings.

Although the hunger strike continued for 12 days with no visible results the movement members announced to go on dry hunger strike starting from yesterday. Forces have discontinued the hunger strike last night and forcefully admitted the hunger strikers for treatment in hospital.

There was no one except the sanitation worker cleaning up the hunger site and one police car from Chingeltei Police Department today morning around 8.30AM.

When asked who ordered to take the hunger strikers to hospitals, the police officer on duty at Chingeltei Police Department replied: 'I don't know. I came to my duty at 7.50AM and the site was already clean."

Sanitation worker O.Turuu answer was: "I came here at 6AM today morning and the site was empty. Hunger strikers had one Ger, but today morning they have moved and there was no sign of chaos."

Police General Authority will make official announcement on the forceful disruption of the hunger strike and taking the protestors for treatment at 10.30AM today.

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